Zero To Travel Podcast

"It's what you do that defines you, not your limitations." -Justin Skeesuck

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There are many modes of travel you can deicide to take.

Walking. Running. Biking.

Train. Plane. Automobile.


The list goes on.

But what if you couldn't choose how you get around?

For Justin Skeesuck there is only one option...

Travel by wheelchair.

It certainly has its challenges but that doesn't seem to stop Justin. He's traveled all over the world, lived in Europe and seen more than most people have in a lifetime.

Recently Justin paired up with his best friend Patrick to complete the Camino De Santiago de Compostela (Way of St. James), a pilgrimage of over 500 miles in Spain.

In this gripping interview Justin shares his story and what it's like to travel the world in a wheelchair.

You'll hear:

How people in other cultures see disabled travelers
What it was like to hike over 500 miles on the Camino De Santiago in a wheelchair
When Justin lost the use of his legs and how he dealt with it
Why your mindset is so important to accomplishing any of your travel dreams
The logistics involved with wheelchair travel
Justin's philosophy of 'working with the problem' and how that can help you
What it's like to live in Italy and his unique experience on the ground
And so much more!...

My Favorite Quotes From Justin

On being disabled...
It's what you do that defines you, not your limitations.

I NEVER let it stop me.
On Travel...
I always had a passion for it (travel), I just needed to figure out a way to make it happen.

I just love meeting new people and that's the best part about it.
On the risks involved with disabled travel...
You just have to jump in and see how you come out on the other side.

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Direct download: ZTT033_Justin_Skeesuck.mp3
Category:travel, podcast -- posted at: 5:42pm EST

Are you somebody who has multiple interests and passions (otherwise known as a 'multipotentialite')?
How would you feel if you could combine all of your passions into a real lifestyle business you can manage from anywhere in the world?

Location independent and a business you love (a double whammy of awesomeness)!

In this podcast Emilie Wapnick, author of Renaissance Business, breaks down how exactly to bring your passions together into a real business.

If you have ever considered creating a job that you will love while traveling the world, give this show a listen by hitting play on the bar underneath the photo at the top of this post.

Give it a listen now, and you'll learn:
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What a 'multipotentialite' is and why many travelers are multipods
The first steps you should take to figure out your passions and a business model that can support them
What an overarching theme can do for you and your business
How to not get stuck in the idea phase
What Emilie did to start her Renaissance Business
Why Richard Branson may be the greatest multipotentialite of all time
Emilie's thoughts on following your 'true calling'
What to do when you are having a hard time committing to a project or business
Productivity tips for location independents and digital nomads
How and why to connect with others who are further along than you
When to outsource
The #1 mistake Emilie made with her business and how you can avoid it
And so much more!

Resources From This Show

Renaissance Business

Nerd Fitness

Marketing For Hippies

Chris Guillebeau

Internet Business Mastery

Pomodoro Technique

Simon Sinek : Start With Why Talk Ted Talk


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Direct download: ZTT032_Emilie_Puttylike.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:59pm EST

Want to learn how to build a tiny house like this?...

Do you wonder if having a tiny house is right for you?

Are you looking for some inspiration and advice from an experienced tiny house owner?

In June 2012, Ethan Waldman built his beautiful tiny house on wheels in his home state of Vermont.

In this travel podcast he shares his compelling story, reveals how this unique lifestyle can create more travel and freedom in your life and will help you to decide if building a tiny house is right for you.
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Ethan's wrote his book "Tiny House Decisions" to help others struggling with the common questions surrounding tiny houses.

Give this show a listen by hitting play on the bar underneath the picture at the top of this article.

In this show you will learn:

How to decide if having a tiny house is right for you
What the tiny house lifestyle is like
The #1 mistake people make when they are learning how to build a tiny house and how you can avoid it
What types of tiny houses exist and how to pick the one to match your lifestlye
Insurance issues around tiny houses
Why the current lack of regulations around tiny houses helps you
How many hours it takes to build a tiny house
Why Ethan built his tiny house on wheels
How much Ethan's house cost
How much Ethan pays monthly in bills now that his house is built
And so much more!

Leave a comment below now and share your thoughts on the show, your tiny house story or what you are think about tiny houses.
More Pictures of Ethan's Home

Resource from this show
Ethan's Tiny House Website
Ethan's Tiny House Community on Facebook
Tumbleweed Houses
Chris and Malissa Tack

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Direct download: ZTT031_Tiny_Houses.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:44pm EST

Have you ever asked yourself, "Where should I travel?"
It's a great problem to have for sure, but time and money are limited which can make it tough to decide.

In this podcast I share 7 things to help you decide where to go on your next trip.

Listen now and you'll discover:

When to travel when it's cheaper, great weather and there are less tourists around
How to reverse engineer your decision based on your interests
Why more expensive flights don't necessarily mean a more expensive trip
What time off can mean for your decision
Why your plans before or after your trip might decide the trip itself
The 10 day rule and how to apply it in your travel life
Why your bucket list might be the deciding factor (and why it may not be)
And much more!

Listen now by hitting play on the bar below the picture on top.

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Resources from this show

ITA Matrix
Trees Water People
Iceland Air Free Stopovers

*photo courtesy of Denise Krebs on Flickr

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Direct download: ZTT030_Decide.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:26pm EST

Do you love to meet other people when you are traveling?

One of the best parts about any trip is the people you meet along the way. These interactions create the memories that last a lifetime.
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Whether meeting people comes naturally or it makes you a nervous wreck consider this...

Creating authentic connections with others is a skill that you can build and utilize to enhance your entire travel experience.

Enter Jordan Harbinger.

At The Art of Charm Jordan teaches people how to use proven psychological principles to become masters of their social environments.

These same principles can be carried anywhere in the world, allowing you to truly connect with as many interesting people as you'd like on the road.

Additionally, Jordan leads groups to the mysterious nation of North Korea. Here he shares his stories from the ground in this little visited destination.

Kimberly Seltzer also joins us in this episode to offer the female perspective on travel, connecting, dating and plenty more.

In this podcast you'll discover:

How improving your skills in social dynamics can help any traveler
The difference between manipulation and persuasion
Why non-verbal communication is so important
What your body positioning during interactions tells others
Dating tips on the road
Why 'riding dirty' works better than having a clear agenda
What it is like to travel in North Korea
How social dynamic can save you money by helping you be a better negotiator
And heaps more!

Listen now!

Resources from the show

The Art of Charm

The Art of Charm Podcast

Elite Image Makeovers

How To Go To North Korea

The post The Art of Charm For Travelers, Exploring North Korea and More appeared first on Zero to Travel.

Direct download: ZTT29_ArtofCharm.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:54am EST